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WCAPS 2021 Conference: Bringing Together Global Perspectives

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· Stage
Opening: Welcome to the WCAPS 2021 Virtual Conference!
Bonnie Jenkins Neda Shaheen
2021-03-30T11:00:00Z 2021-03-30T11:30:00Z America/New_York Opening%3A+Welcome+to+the+WCAPS+2021+Virtual+Conference%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Opening and Keynote
The opening ceremony for the 2021 WCAPS conference including keynote remarks from Abassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield!
2021-03-30T11:00:00Z 2021-03-30T12:00:00Z America/New_York Opening+and+Keynote+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tanya Talks
WCAPS Members will give TED-style talks within the fields of peace and security through storytelling.
2021-03-30T12:00:00Z 2021-03-30T14:00:00Z America/New_York Tanya+Talks+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Pipeline Panel
Featuring the WCAPS Pipeline: GenZer, Forming the Future, Pipeline Fellowship, and the Pipeline/Mentorship Chair, Gabbby Gueye.
Kathryn Cramer ADRIENNE WHITE-FAINES Gabrielle Gueye Heather Ashby
2021-03-30T12:00:00Z 2021-03-30T13:00:00Z America/New_York Pipeline+Panel+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Redefining National Security
WCAPS experts and practitioners to speak on redefining national security in a way that advances women of color.
Kathryn Smith Kritika Nagappa Bonnie Jenkins Kara Hernandez Bita Kavoosi
2021-03-30T13:00:00Z 2021-03-30T14:00:00Z America/New_York Redefining+National+Security+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Artists Panel
WCAPS Art Exhibit with panel on how arts and culture are tools for advancing social change, gender equality and human rights.
Therese SAYARATH Lizabelt Avila salva Rasool Leila Khoury
2021-03-30T14:00:00Z 2021-03-30T15:00:00Z America/New_York Artists+Panel+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Membership Training: LinkedIn Design and Resume Writing
Training on LinkedIn design and resume writing by Jackie Waight (Human Rights WG Chair) and Meredith Pasekoff-Dinitz (Vice President of Bloomfield & Company)
Meredith Pasekoff-Dinitz Jackie Waight
2021-03-30T14:00:00Z 2021-03-30T15:00:00Z America/New_York Membership+Training%3A+LinkedIn+Design+and+Resume+Writing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Membership Training: Community Organizing 101
Training on community organizing from Ameer Abdul (Period.org) and Casey Merchant (My Block, My Hood, My City)
Casey Merchant Ameer Abdul
2021-03-30T15:00:00Z 2021-03-30T16:00:00Z America/New_York Membership+Training%3A+Community+Organizing+101 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
The WCAPS Expo!
Conference participants will be able to network with all of the WCAPS Working Groups, Chapters, Projects and Initiatives in the booths posted below!
2021-03-30T15:00:00Z 2021-03-30T16:00:00Z America/New_York The+WCAPS+Expo%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Fitness Class
Donna Noble Mari Faines Pratima Narayan Sashah Handal
2021-03-30T16:00:00Z 2021-03-30T17:00:00Z America/New_York Fitness+Class+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Open Discussion: What's new at WCAPS?
Join us to discuss the new developments at WCAPS! Including new chapters, working groups and projects!
Rabia Sa’id Saara Bouhouche Amber Demery Heather Hwalek Ileana Valle Esra Bengizi Neda Shaheen
2021-03-30T16:00:00Z 2021-03-30T17:00:00Z America/New_York Open+Discussion%3A+What%27s+new+at+WCAPS%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing of Day One
Short closing remarks from Amb. Jenkins
Bonnie Jenkins
2021-03-30T17:00:00Z 2021-03-30T17:10:00Z America/New_York Closing+of+Day+One https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Short Opening Remarks
Short opening remarks from Amb. Jenkins to begin day two!
Bonnie Jenkins
2021-03-31T10:55:00Z 2021-03-31T11:00:00Z America/New_York Short+Opening+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Live Podcast (VIVE and Got Melanin)
Mari and Mel, Co-hosts of the Got Melanin? Podcast will do a live recording with special guest Vannary Kong!
Vannary Kong Melina Villeneuve Mari Faines
2021-03-31T11:00:00Z 2021-03-31T12:00:00Z America/New_York Live+Podcast+%28VIVE+and+Got+Melanin%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Women Protection Teams: A Key to Peace and Security in South Sudan
Women peacemakers in South Sudan will be offering their perspectives from the ground
Sunday  Stephen Martha Hernandez Bonnie Jenkins Pratima Narayan
2021-03-31T11:00:00Z 2021-03-31T12:00:00Z America/New_York Women+Protection+Teams%3A+A+Key+to+Peace+and+Security+in+South+Sudan https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Membership Training: Salary Negotiation
Training with simulation on how to effectively negotiate your salary
Michelle Dover
2021-03-31T11:00:00Z 2021-03-31T12:00:00Z America/New_York Membership+Training%3A+Salary+Negotiation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Tanya Talks
WCAPS Members will give TED-style talks within the fields of peace and security through storytelling.
2021-03-31T12:00:00Z 2021-03-31T13:30:00Z America/New_York Tanya+Talks+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Global Experts Panel
WCAPS experts from our global chapters to talk about the influence of power hierarchies on peace and security policies.
Beatrice Brew Aditi Gupta Kristina Biyad Saara Bouhouche Deyanira Murga
2021-03-31T12:00:00Z 2021-03-31T13:00:00Z America/New_York Global+Experts+Panel+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Publications Panel
This panel will feature writing instructors and authors who have contributed to WCAPS publications.
Sylvia  Mishra Seema Gahlaut Kara Hernandez Jamila White Wardah Amir Bonnie Jenkins Amber Demery Heather Ashby
2021-03-31T13:00:00Z 2021-03-31T14:00:00Z America/New_York Publications+Panel+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
WCAPS Happy Hour
A special happy hour social with Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, relaxing and reflecting
Bonnie Jenkins
2021-03-31T14:00:00Z 2021-03-31T15:00:00Z America/New_York WCAPS+Happy+Hour+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Open Discussion: Self Care
Join WCAPS for a self care session and open forum discussion
Rachel Nefertari  Boveja
2021-03-31T14:00:00Z 2021-03-31T15:00:00Z America/New_York Open+Discussion%3A+Self+Care https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
WCAPS Networking
Conference participants will be able to network with one another in the WCAPS Networking Session!
2021-03-31T14:00:00Z 2021-03-31T15:00:00Z America/New_York WCAPS+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Live Performance
A collection of performances by Tamiea Anderson, Flavia Coelho, and Leila Milki!
Tamiea Anderson Leila Milki Neda Shaheen Saara Bouhouche Coelho Flavia
2021-03-31T15:00:00Z 2021-03-31T16:00:00Z America/New_York Live+Performance+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Conference Ceremony
The closing ceremony for this years WCAPS Conference!
Bonnie Jenkins Neda Shaheen
2021-03-31T16:00:00Z 2021-03-31T17:00:00Z America/New_York Conference+Ceremony+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fwcaps-2021-virtual-conference Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Casey Merchant

Trainer, Community Organizing 101

Kathryn Cramer

Panelist, Pipeline Panel

Rabia Sa’id

Panelist, Open Discussion: What's New at WCAPS

Therese SAYARATH

Artist, Arts Panel

Donna Noble

Yoga instructor

Sylvia Mishra

Panelist, Publications Panel

Martha Hernandez

Panelist, Peacemaking Panel

Sunday Stephen

Panelist, Peacemaking Panel

Seema Gahlaut

Panelist, Publications Panel

Wardah Amir

Panelist, Publications Panel

Gabrielle Gueye

Moderator, Pipeline Panel

Lizabelt Avila

Moderator, Artists Panel

Melina Villeneuve

Co-Host, Got Melanin? Live Podcast Recording

Vannary Kong

Guest, Live Podcast (VIVE and Got Melanin)

Ileana Valle

Panelist, Open Discussion: What's New at WCAPS?

Heather Hwalek

Panelist, Open Discussion: What's New at WCAPS?

Sashah Handal

Fitness Instructor, Fitness Class

Ameer Abdul

Commuity Org. Trainer, Membership Training

Jackie Waight

Resume Co-Trainer, Membership Training

Meredith Pasekoff-Dinitz

Resume Co-Trainer, Membership Training

Jane Kim Coloseus

Moderator, Membership Trainings

Bita Kavoosi

Panelist, Redefining Nat Sec Panel

Jamila White

Panelist, Publications Panel

Amber Demery

Panelist, Publications Panel

Coelho Flavia

Artist, Live Performance

Pratima Narayan

Moderator, Peacemaking Panel

Deyanira Murga

Panelist, Global Experts Panel

Michelle Dover

Trainer, Professional Skills Training

Saara Bouhouche

Moderator, Global Experts Panel

Mari Faines

Co-Host, Got Melanin? Live Podcast Recording

Neda Shaheen

Moderator, What's New at WCAPS?

Rachel Nefertari Boveja

Moderator, Wellness and Self Care

Leila Milki

Artist, Live Performance

Esra Bengizi

Panelist, What's New at WCAPS?

ADRIENNE WHITE-FAINES

Panelist, Pipeline Panel

Heather Ashby

Panelist, Publications Panel

Kristina Biyad

Panelist, Globel Experts Panel

Kara Hernandez

Panelist, Publications Panel, Redefining Nat Sec Panel

Aditi Gupta

Panelist, Global Experts Panel

Bonnie Jenkins

Founder and Executive Director, WCAPS

Leila Khoury

Artist, Arts Panel

Tamiea Anderson

Artist, Live Performance

Beatrice Brew

Panelist, Global Experts Panel

Kritika Nagappa

Panelist, Redefining National Security Panel

Kathryn Smith

Panelist, Redefining National Security Panel

salva Rasool

Artist, Arts Forum

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